Physiotherapy lecturer Luis Enrique Roche has recently travelled to South America where he has been taking part in two international congresses. First he was in Lima in Peru where he participated in the Chiropody Expo Congress and then he moved on to Mexico City for the First World Chiropody Congress.
In both events Luis Enrique had the opportunity to present the results of work carried out on biomechanics by the San Jorge physiotherapy research group.


Cristina Zurutuza, Vice Dean of our Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, spent last week at Babes-Bolyai University in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca through the Erasmus+ exchange programme for USJ teaching staff. During her stay Cristina was hosted by the Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences where she participated in teaching activities for journalism students. In the photo Cristina is with Delia Balaban, International Coordinator of the Department of Communication, Public Relations and Advertising.


Our colleague Cristina Traid, International Officer in our International Relations Unit recently spent a week in Istanbul as part of the Erasmus+ training programme for university staff.


This week we've had the pleasure of hosting three lecturers from Southampton Solent University in our Faculty of Communication: Richard Berry (advertising), Donna Bevan (fashion journalism) and John May (sports journalism) have given lectures to our Journalism and Advertising & Public Relations students and have met with faculty and staff during their stay.


Last Friday San Jorge held the 6th edition of the CertACLES B2 English level test, examining the level of 69 candidates. The exam, which assesses the level of the four language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening, is designed by our Institute of Modern Languages, led by Examining Coordinator Lindsey Bruton, and is accredited by ACLES the association of Spanish university language centres.


The San Valero Group is continuing to develop relations and alliances with educational institutions in the Dominican Republic where the Group is already established through the Fundación Dominicana San Valero. On Thursday we received a visit from the President, Dr.


Four of our students from the USJ School of Communication have been working as interns with NATO personnel over the past three weeks. They have been involved in the analysis and creation of content for the social media networks covering the NATO Trident Juncture operations that have been carried out in Zaragoza and other cities in Spain, Portugal and Italy since mid-October.


USJ teaching staff who want to do some of their teaching through English are now able to apply for internal recognition as CLIL teachers which will be a requirement from the 2016-2017 academic year.


Did you know that San Jorge is part of San Valero Group along with three other schools in Zaragoza (Fundación San Valero, CPA and SEAS) and FUNDOSVA a school in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic?

This year FUNDOSVA, which itself is made up of three separate centres covering different educational levels and areas, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Aragon TV has produced a special documentary to celebrate, why not have a look and find out what goes on at FUNDOSVA:


During a research stay with Professor Ute Smit at the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna in Austria, our colleague Dr. Nashwa Nashaat from the Institute of Modern Languages University) is carrying out a study on the discourse features of lectures at San Jorge in which English is used as a Lingua Franca.